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Thursday
Oct232014

OECD enforcement grades are in (and still aren't pretty)

For the tenth year in a row, Transparency International (TI) has assessed enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the Convention) and the results are disheartening.

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Thursday
Oct232014

Indonesia anti-graft agency rejects eight cabinet nominees

Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, couldn't finish appointing his cabinet Wednesday after the country's independent anti-corruption agency rejected eight of his nominees.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

ISO developing auditable anti-bribery standard

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is drafting a new standard on anti-bribery management.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Whistleblower RBS escapes $140 million in new EC fines for Libor cartel 

Royal Bank of Scotland received immunity from a €110 million ($146 million) fine after telling the European Commission’s competition watchdog it had tried to fix Swiss franc interest rates with JP Morgan.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

South Africa graft fighter wins TI Integrity Award

Transparency International said Friday that Thuli Madonsela of South Africa was selected as the winner of the anti-corruption group’s Integrity Award for 2014.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Sanctions compliance: The new FCPA?

In recent months, the U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions enforcement unit, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), has made it clear that sanctions compliance will continue to be a global issue. Particular transactions will be scrutinized, making it important for financial institutions that do business internationally to manage their risks appropriately. 

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Wednesday
Oct222014

China profs arrested for stealing science research funds

Chinese authorities have jailed two science researchers and arrested four others following a discovery that they siphoned government research funds totaling over 25 million yuan ($4 million) for their personal benefit.

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Tuesday
Oct212014

NY Fed chief to mega-banks: Comply or get shrunk

The president of the New York Federal Reserve told executives from the big banks Monday that unless they adopt a compliance culture that works, they'll have to become smaller and more manageable.

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Tuesday
Oct212014

UK court denies damages to Innospec competitor

The danger of litigating, at least to trial, on the back of criminal conduct giving rise to guilty pleas and convictions both under the FCPA and similar English legislation was illustrated in the recent case of Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood v Innospec Ltd.

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Tuesday
Oct212014

Guardrail maker Trinity faces $525 million judgment after whistleblower trial win

A Texas jury Monday awarded a whistleblower $175 million in his False Claims Act suit against Trinity Industries for faulty guardrails. Under federal law, the award will be trebled to $525 million.

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